Brian A. Saunders

Brian Saunders

Brian A. Saunders is a staff writer for Phillyvoice, interested in writing about the impact of gun-violence and the reforms aimed at stopping it, as well as cultural topics, like music, art, streetwear, fashion, and sports. Brian has written for Philadelphia Tribune, Virginian-Pilot, Hoops Habit, Fansided network, and Owlscoop.com. He received his bachelor's from Old Dominion University in 2015 and a master's degree in journalism from Temple University in 2021. He is an avid sports fan and a Sixers season-ticket member.

brian@phillyvoice.com

November 26, 2022

Arts & Culture

Take in art exhibits on the water with a proposed floating gallery on the Delaware River

Philadelphia Contemporary announced its plans to open a new floating art gallery on the Delaware River. The two-story would be 15,000 square-foot.

November 26, 2022

Crime

Bensalem teen used Instagram to ask friend for help disposing of a dead body

A 16-year-old boy called a friend on Instagram to get help disposing of the body of a girl he killed. A 13-year-old girl was shot in the chest. A gun was found in a mobile home and the boy was arrested Friday night.

November 26, 2022

Shopping

Shop local this holiday season during the Now + Then Marketplace holiday market

Now+ Then Marketplace is hosting a two-day shopping experience with live music and over 100 local vendors on Dec. 9 and 10.

November 23, 2022

Family Friendly

Hit the ice at WinterFest's skating rink at Cooper River Park

The WinterFest ice skating rink at Cooper River will open on Black Friday. The winter wonderland will be open Thursday through Sunday evenings until Feb. 26.

November 23, 2022

Investigations

Four Overbrook High students hospitalized after being shot one block from school

Four students at Overbrook High School were hospitalized after being shot late Wednesday morning less than a block from their school. The gunfire was reported at 60th and Oxford streets at 11:38 a.m., Philadelphia police said. Overbrook High School is at 59th and Oxford streets.All four people shot were juveniles, police said.

November 22, 2022

Investigations

SEPTA rider struck by stray bullet while riding bus in Frankford, police say

A 35-year-old man was struck by a stray bullet while riding the Route 56 SEPTA bus in Frankford early Tuesday morning, police said. The passenger was taken to Jefferson Torresdale Hospital for treatment. The shooting is the latest in a string of violent incidents on Philadelphia's public transit system.

November 19, 2022

Food & Drink

Celebrate Mechanical Brewery's anniversary with new beers, food trucks and merchandise sales

Mechanical Brewery is celebrating its second anniversary with a two-day party. The Cherry Hill business will have 40 beers on tap, food trucks, music, and more for patrons.

November 19, 2022

Businesses

What grocery stores are open on Thanksgiving day?

Many stores are closed on Thanksgiving however several grocery stores in Philadelphia will operate on abbreviated hours for last-minute grocery needs.

November 19, 2022

Investigations

The FBI is investigating nine Rite Aid robberies in Philadelphia

The FBI is investigating a string of robberies at nine Rite Aid stores in Philadelphia. The federal law enforcement agency is offering a $10,000 reward for information aiding the case.

November 18, 2022

Investigations

Live Nation is under investigation by the Justice Department

The Justice Department is investigating Live Nation Entertainment for possibly abusing it power over the live music industry. There is fear the company, which merged with Ticketmaster, is monopolizing the ticket industry. Disastrous recent concert sales for Taylor Swift and Bruce Springsteen have drawn notice.

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